Geck

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Geck An object of scorn; a dupe; a gull. "To become the geck and scorn
      O'the other's villainy."
    • Geck Scorn, derision, or contempt.
    • Geck To cheat; trick, or gull.
    • Geck To deride; to scorn; to mock.
    • v. i Geck To jeer; to show contempt.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n geck A fool; a dupe; a gull.
    • n geck Scorn; contempt; also, an object of scorn.
    • n geck A toss of the head in derision or from vanity or folly; hence, a taunt; a gibe.
    • n geck To play one a trick.
    • geck To toss the head in derision or scorn, or from vanity or folly; deride; mock.
    • geck To cheat; trick; gull.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Geck gek a dupe: scorn, object of scorn
    • v.t Geck to mock
    • v.i Geck to scoff at
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
D. gek, fool, fop; akin to G. geck,; cf. Icel. gikkr, a pert, rude person

Usage

In literature:

She had a salutary vision of herself as the common geck and gull of the queerly assorted pair.
"Septimus" by William J. Locke
By the end of a month he and Geck were chatting away like brothers.
"Man of Many Minds" by E. Everett Evans
She Bauldy loes, Bauldy that drives the car; But gecks at me, and says I smell of tar.
"The Gentle Shepherd: A Pastoral Comedy" by Allan Ramsay
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In poetry:

Helie harlots on hawtane wise,
Come in with mony sundry guise,
But yet leuch never Mahoun,
While priests come in with bare shaven necks;
Then all the fiends leuch, and made gecks,
Black-Belly and Bawsy Brown.
"The Dance Of The Seven Deadly Sins" by William Dunbar

In science:

In [Gk] and in [GR], Geck and Rouquier have given another approch for the description of the simple HC -modules.
JMMO Fock space and Geck-Rouquier classification of simple modules for Hecke algebras
We will explain in the next subsection that this labelling coincides with the Geck-Rouquier-Jacon parametrization of simple HΛ n -modules in terms of the canonical basic set.
The modular branching rule for affine Hecke algebras of type A
Recall that Geck and Rouquier invented different theory to label simple modules by using Lusztig’s a-values.
The modular branching rule for affine Hecke algebras of type A
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1991. Meinolf Geck, Gerhard Hiss, Frank Lübeck, Gunter Malle, and Götz Pfeiffer.
On defining characteristic representations of finite reductive groups
We recall the following result of Geck, Kim and Pfeiffer.
The cohomology of Deligne-Lusztig varieties for the general linear group
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